Islamic Reformation: An Overdue Quest


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Much of the debate on Islam and the West has concentrated on militant hard-line Islamists. This small minority of political actors has “hijacked” perceptions of one of the great monotheistic religions. Missing from the debate is awareness of a thick but silent trend toward genuine Islamic reformation that is growing across the Muslim world. Saad Eddin Ibrahim will present the features of this important trend in I slamic reformation and attempt to draw attention to other aspects of a rich and varied religious mosaic. Ibrahim, a world-renowned sociologist and advocate of democracy and human rights, is the director of the Ibn Khaldun Center for Development Studies in Egypt. He was jailed and later acquitted - after garnering tremendous international attention - of charges denounced as politically motivated.

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